Bradford Ecumenical Home is in Bradford, Pennsylvania. This city has a population of 17,980 people. This proved to be a very solid facility, with an overall grade of B. Based on our assessment, this nursing home looks like a solid choice for most people. This facility was stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
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Bradford Ecumenical Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Reese
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Registered Staff Hours
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this facility performed at an even higher level in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that category with a score of A+. Our inspection scores are tied to items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that excel in this category tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this nursing home had some minor dings on its government inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are ones found in categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This means the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.
Short-term Care Quality
This facility also was given a favorable short-term care score. Indeed, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. In the area of short-term care, we try to evaluate indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and physical therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final item we assessed in this category is the percentage of patients who were able to leave the facility and return home. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
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Next, we looked at the nursing category where we awarded this nursing home a grade of B-. This facility didn't perform quite as well in this category as it did in some other categories. Nevertheless, this is still a respectable score. Our nursing grade analyzes the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We consider both the levels of licensure of the nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This particular facility provided just 0.3 hours of nursing care per resident each day. This figure is far below the national average. Lastly, despite not having the most impressive total nursing hours per resident, this place actually performed admirably in the area of preventing major falls. This is often an indicator that a nursing home has sufficient quality controls in place.
Long-term Care Quality
The final area we graded is long-term care. This nursing home was awarded a grade of C in this area. Our long-term care grades are more meaningful for individuals needing more conventional services associated with activities of daily living. After assessing the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination record. We were optimistic to discover that this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. Lastly, this nursing home was also able to limit hospitalizations. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Bradford Ecumenical Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are often caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 3.24% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percentage of long-term patients who have had a fall which caused major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 3.84% of Patients had UTIs
This figure gauges the percentage of long-term patients which suffered from UTI's. While a higher rate of these infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 25.56% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 19.89% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients which were administered antianxiety medication. These medications are prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 2.22% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients who are demonstrating symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 99.5% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients that were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be fatal for nursing home patients, making these vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 16.18% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 14.71% of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 0.55 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 14.71% of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 8.73% of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Bradford Ecumenical Home, 77.89% of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some would argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation performance.
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